Learn How to Improve Optimal Fetal Alignment

The Tummy Team specializes in functional core strength – training your internal corset muscle (the transverse abdominis) to be able to hold your body upright, while aligned and stable for real-life functional activities like sitting, standing, lifting and, in this case, supporting the uterus in pregnancy and labor and delivery. As Physical Therapists, we have the benefit of seeing clients …

What Men Need to Know about Diastasis Recti

The Tummy Team is a group of physical therapists who specialize in Functional Core Rehabilitation and specifically the treatment of diastasis recti.  We have been helping clients heal abdominal wall damage and restore their core for over a decade and have designed several online rehab programs to help clients around the world.  After years of clinical work, we are now …

5 Things Your Doctor May Not Know About Diastasis Recti

Diastasis recti is a common, yet rarely diagnosed, condition that can contribute to multiple medical conditions. In short, diastasis recti is a separation of the abdominal wall at the linea alba – the connective tissue that runs down the center of your abdomen, connecting all your core muscles. This condition is widely under-diagnosed; as a result, you may not get the …

6 Ways to Achieve Tummy Safe Fitness

At The Tummy Team, we strive to help educate and motivate people to be strong for life. We are functional core rehabilitation specialists.  Our approach is to reconnect clients to their internal corset muscles and then train them to integrate that functional strength into everything they do in their life. While fitness can be an important piece to a strong …

The Invisible Workout Moms Do Everyday

Have you ever considered the physical demands of motherhood? We focus so much on that workout we can squeeze into nap time or after work, yet we often underestimate the invisible workout we are doing all day, every day.  The Tummy Team focuses on supporting and strengthening women for all the different seasons or motherhood.  Let’s examine the seasons of motherhood and …

Prenatal Core Training Testimony

The Tummy Team can help with a variety of problems after they arise – diastasis recti, pelvic floor issues, chronic pain, abdominal hernias, intestinal issues and more (you can view a detailed list of symptoms related to core weakness here). But we also specialize in preparing for labor to keep these problems from happening, or at least minimize the possibility of existing …

The Splint is Temporary, Your Transverse is Forever!

At The Tummy Team, we get so many questions about abdominal splinting. We offer a lot of information on our website about the benefits of splinting, types of abdominal splints, why we splint and more. Yet, there is still a lot of misinformation out there. Even for clients within our programs, the concept of splinting is often incorrect. In addition, …

Stability and Mobility – The Balance Your Body Craves

Our Bodies Require Stability Earlier in my career as a PT, I worked in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) with little bitty preemies. Working with these babies gave great insight into how all of our bodies function holistically. When babies are born too early, their little bodies do not have enough motor control and they can be a little …

Why Don’t We Know About Diastasis?

  “Why isn’t there more information about diastasis recti?” This is a question that I get a lot! How can this medical condition be so prominent in women, men and children, yet most people have never heard of it?  How can 98% of women who have had babies have some form of diastasis without it being diagnosed? I am a …